Review: Lucky Cup Coffee

“Changing the world, one coffee cup at-a-time” Nestled in the DW Shopping Center on Denbigh Boulevard is Lucky Cup, a cafe and coffee shop combo. Newport News has seen a lot of these establishments crop up in the past year, so I was excited to see how this particular one stacked up to all of…

More than just static

Pink noise helps improve memory and promote deep sleep  We’re college students. That means we all have a few things in common. We overload our schedules with extracurricular activities, have piles of work for classes, and are stressed trying to figure out our futures. The one time we can escape from all of these external…

Diving into CNU’s divisive dress code

The diversity and inclusion statement has yet to be applied to all parts of student life Individuality. Here at CNU, students express themselves in every type of way possible. From tattoos and hair colors to piercings, there are creative new takes on how to uniquely showcase yourself in a community hypnotised by mainstream looks. Personally,…

Join the fight for human rights

Is enough being done to combat this growing global problem? We as a Newport News community are starting to become more aware of sex trafficking within our area. We hear on the news about people’s cars being marked with socks outside of the Walmart on Jefferson. These socks are considered a marker for sex traffickers to…

Hidden gems on the hardwood

Two current NBA stars who overcame their mediocre college teams When you think of memories of Michael Jordan, do you remember him as the dominant member of the Chicago Bulls or of his times at the University of North Carolina first?  Sure, he’s the greatest basketball player ever, and he solidified that in the mid-eighties…

Kisses and disses

“The Bachelor” recap: Week 8 Yikes is how this episode could be summarized in one word.  Hannah Ann was the first hometown visit of the episode with Peter heading to Knoxville, Tennessee. Hannah Ann’s father was a little less than thrilled about meeting Peter, as most fathers might be when their daughters’ boyfriend is dating…

Weekly career horoscopes

“Things get busy these days. You have a choice.” Aries (March 21 – April 19) You have ideas to share, yes? Remain focused on what currently takes priority, otherwise distraction will be incoming. Share your support to those with heavier problems, and they share their happiness in return. Look out for being rushed before getting…

Celebrating V-Day with love and sirens

CNU’s University Chorale and Chamber Choir brought life to the Trible Library On Friday, Feb. 14, the CNU University Chorale and Chamber Choir performed a Valentine’s Day concert in the Trible Library Rotunda. The choir ensembles were under the direction of conductor and Voice Director of Choral Studies at CNU, Dr. John Irving. This lovely…

CNU is a “Best Value College”

The Princeton Review ranks CNU as one of the top 200 “Best Value Colleges” for 2020 Despite being such a young school, Christopher Newport University has accomplished a lot. The Princeton Review recently released their top 200 Best Value Colleges for 2020. CNU was awarded a spot on this list, and it was one of…

There is a new group in charge

The new Panhellenic executive board is officially in office and hard at work As a new year for Greek life has begun on campus there is officially a new executive board for Panhellenic.  “There was a formal application and interview process with the previous executive board, and chapter presidents from each chapter that wasn’t currently…